European Union referendum and motorhomes over seas

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  1. daved2524

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    Anyone have any idea how us leaving the union will effect our traveling over the water for six months a year?
     
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    Yes its called Emigrating :LOL:
     
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    Shouldn't be a problem, worst case you'll need a visa but if you don't intend to seek work and are just going to be spending money in the EU why should they worry? Medical insurance might go up though, unless there is some sort of reciprocal agreement.
     
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    Cant see it having any efect.
     
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    There was a guy from the Border Agency on Radio 4 this morning, although on MHF most folks say it will not impact on european travel at all, his view was that if we are out then we would no longer hold a EU passport and we would be quizzed at every border as to the reason for our visit - and issued with a time limited tourist visa - same as when travel outside EU now.
     
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    Quizzed at every border!!!!

    Not unless they man them all again you won't, and I can't see them doing that can you?

    Once you're in a sengin country, you can travel between them freely (regardless of your nationality) makes you wonder if these so called "experts" have ever left their desks!!!
     
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    We can't see it having any great detrimental effect - after all Brit tourists expenditure built the Costas with our holidays in the past . . & we'll always need sunny holidays abroad :)
     
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    The Europeans aren't going to bite the U.K. tourist hand that feeds them . . .
     
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    Didn't need a visa before we joined, don't see why we'd need one if we left.
     
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    Presumably we would need an Eu visa as opposed to one for France, Spain or where ever. I wonder whether we would be queing at the Eu exit/entryports (ie Calais) for hours at a time though, not the relaxed approach experience now! Would it make any difference to border security? Personally I think there's too much hype being banded about by those with a vested interest
     
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    [QUO"Reallyretired, post: 1757569, member: 2327"]Didn't need a visa before we joined, don't see why we'd need one if we left.[/QUOTE]
    You don't honestly believe the French would take losing billions of our money without getting as bitchy as possible do you?
     
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    Our MH insurance covers us 365 days home and away for EU countries, this along with the pet passport being EU and EHIC also displaying the yellow star circle, are the 3 things I hope are going to be addressed and clarified.

    Lin :)
    Its what I will be asking anyone who asks from either side, doorstop knocking etc. I'm guessing will be met with a blank stare.
     
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    Just how many Funsters were travelling in Europe in a motorhome pre EU LONG STAY, I think not many, so how can we know what effect getting out would be.
    What effect will it be for those that live here, once again we don't know.
    So lets just wait the outcome.
     
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    I think the EHIC will no longer be valid.
     
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    Post Brexit, nothing will change.

    Ask any immigrant in the Jungle at Calais. How many times were their passports checked at EU border crossings?
     
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    I think we will be ok going out but when we get back control of our boarders can we get back in
     
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    On one hand it might mean no change as tourists are welcomed all over the EU and it would be silly to disrupt it...on the other hand to discourage any other member following the same exit route they could make it difficult for a while, visas for each country, medical insurance, bailbonds, etc...
     
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    Boards , short , two comes to mind.

    True , but we had agreements before & hopefully they'll continue.

    Even less likely to turn away the money we spend in France/Spain then. The pet passport is just to get back into UK not to visit France, so would be under our control if we out.[/QUOTE]

    Can't speak for the French but I can assure you that if it starts tit-for-tat then the Spanish wouldn't even consider whether they were losing money by doing it.

    Most of the regions don't like each other & even ask for an EHIC off a Spaniard from another reason so they'll think nothing of doing it to someone foreign.
     
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    I saw what you did there :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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